The modern youth is very much addicted to gadgets. Mobiles, Smartphones and Tablets are the latest trends and these devices have sneaked into bedrooms. This is affecting the sleep of today’s youth.
Most of the people including you 🙂 keep their cellphones nearby while sleeping. People are increasingly getting addicted to bedtime SMS, checking emails and Facebook, browsing internet etc.
Recently, Wireless Bluetooth Headband called SleepPhones was showcased at CES 2013, which is a device to quietly listen music while sleeping without disturbing others. Such devices can adversely affect your sleep and in turn can make you seek.
Experts opine that late night screen gazing can adversely affect your sleep. In, fact sleeping immediately after staring at a computer screen is very unhealthy. 2-Hour long stare at electronic devices decreases melatonin hormone by 22% which can cause insomnia and depression.
The addiction level is such that the first thing usually people do after waking up is checking their phone for SMS or missed calls. Usually there are no SMS or missed calls, yet people repeat this activity daily.
To have a healthy sleep, it is advisable not to use your electronic gadgets close to bedtime. Here is an insightful infographic showing the latest trend of addiction to gadgets at bedtime.